"Butts (Cheshire Moon, 1996) doesn't try too hard to answer questions or maintain her story's internal logic, but it's rare to find stories for young people about closer encounters that aren't played for laughs. (Fiction. 11-13)"
In a story that young X-Files fans will snap up, and which in its basic premise follows that of the movie, The Flight of the Navigator, Joey suddenly disappears from a lakeside camp and reappears just as mysteriously two years later, to find himself with a baby sister, a younger brother who's bigger than he is, and friends who have moved on in their lives.
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